Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) is a national pharmacy leadership society comprised of pharmacy students, practitioners, and professors. PLS was first founded in 1965 at Auburn University and, as of 2019, 127 chapters are active at pharmacy schools across the United States and Puerto Rico. Our mission is to support pharmacy leadership commitment by recognizing leaders and fostering leadership development.
The Beta Beta chapter at UCSF School of Pharmacy was established in 1993. As a leadership society, we strive to: 1) Ensure continuing availability of pharmacy leaders, 2) Acknowledge leadership achievement, 3) Enhance the skills of pharmacy leaders, and 4) Encourage sustained leadership commitment. Notable PLS Beta Beta Chapter members include B. Joseph Guglielmo, Mary Anne Koda-Kimble, Don Kishi, Sharon Youmans, Jennifer Cocohoba, Marilyn Stebbins, Lisa Kroon, and Jaekyu Shin. Currently, our chapter has 35 student members, ~100 faculty members, and ~400 alumni.
P1-P3 students are encouraged to apply. Come to our Information Session in the Fall to learn more!